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In a world of constantly changing legislation and standards, BCAS plays a crucial role in driving progress in the compressed air industry.
Founded in 1930, the British Compressed Air Society is the only UK technical trade association open to manufacturers, distributors and end users of compressors, vacuum pumps, pneumatic tools and allied products.
Our role is to provide unbiased advice on legislation, technical standards, education, compliance, safety and environmental matters that affect suppliers and users of compressed air and vacuum systems.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Maintaining a Covid-19 Secure Workplace 2020

    Online Course | British Compressed Air Society Ltd

    British Compressed Air Society Ltd

    The course is based on the Government guidance on understanding how to safely work during the coronavirus pandemic issued 18th May 2020. This advice covered 7 workplace types. The course has been written by BCAS based on the government guidelines. It covers the following workplace types outdoor work; factories and warehouses; offices; branches; vehicles and is designed to fulfil the employer’s requirement to provide information and training to their employees in maintaining a Covid-19 secure work place.

  • Working Safely With Compressed Air

    Online Course | British Compressed Air Society Ltd

    British Compressed Air Society Ltd

    Online e-learning module. This module is an H&S product suitable for all persons who will or may be as part of their employment or hobbies be required to operate/use or be in the vicinity of a compressed air system. Is suitable as an induction tool for new starters.

  • Compressed Air Systems Technology (CAST)

    Online Course | British Compressed Air Society Ltd

    British Compressed Air Society Ltd

    This course will equip employees with a greater understanding of compressed air principles and represents a significant business advantage in terms of employee development and customer service. Enrolling on this course will also help to meet health and safety obligations with respect to compressed air as an employer. Previous knowledge of the subject is not required.

  • Compressed Air Treatment Technology

    Online Course | British Compressed Air Society Ltd

    British Compressed Air Society Ltd

    Compressed air is a safe and reliable form of power widely used in industry and business Compressed air however is not clean It contains many hazards in the form of contamination In a typical compressed air system there are 10 main contaminants that require treatment if the system is to operate safely efficiently and cost effectively The course provides a tutorial to help you understand where these contaminants come from how they can affect compressed air systems and how they are best removed

  • Diploma in Compressed Air Management (DipCAM)

    Online Course | British Compressed Air Society Ltd

    British Compressed Air Society Ltd

    This training course aims to provide a comprehensive technical grounding in the principles of the operation of compressed air systems. It has been developed and produced to meet the needs of people who have responsibility for a compressed air installation and wish to attain a level of technical knowledge. The diploma will be of value to sales personnel; and those who design or maintain compressed air systems. The flexible learning package is relevant to manufacturers; distributors; managers; maintainers and installers of compressed air equipment and systems.

  • Understanding Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 S.I.128

    Online Course | British Compressed Air Society Ltd

    British Compressed Air Society Ltd

    Compressed air is a safe and reliable form of power; widely used in industry and business. The User / Owner of a compressed air system has a responsibility for the safe operation of that pressure system. The course provides a tutorial to help you understand the legal requirements surrounding the Pressure Systems’ Safety Regulations; 2000 S.I. 128; with emphasis on the responsibilities of the parties involved and of those who draw up or certify written schemes for compressed air systems.

  • Understanding ISO 8573 The Compressed Air Standard

    Online Course | British Compressed Air Society Ltd

    British Compressed Air Society Ltd

    Compressed air is a safe and reliable form of power; widely used in industry and business. Compressed air: however; is not clean It contains many hazards in the form of contamination. In a typical compressed air system; there are 10 main contaminants that require treatment if the system is to operate safely; efficiently and cost effectively. A full understanding of ISO 8573 is vital before any decisions on equipment selection and testing methods are undertaken. ISO8573 has many parts and this training course will guide and direct you through each part and explain the necessity to combine all parts whether you are a supplier; consultant; service provider; or user of compressed air. The course provides a tutorial to help you understand where these contaminants come from; how they can affect compressed air systems and how they are best removed.

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